Doctoral researcher (PhD) in Sociology of Education
University of Luxembourg
Luxembourg, Luxembourg  
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The University of Luxembourg invites applications for the following position in its Faculty of Humanities, Education and Social Sciences :

Doctoral researcher (PhD) in Sociology of Education

Focus : Higher Eduction & Science Studies)

  • Fixed-term contract for 36 months
  • Full-time position (40 h / week)
  • Employee and student status
  • Foreseen starting date : from 1 October 2020
  • The successful candidate will be based in the Institute of Education and Society (Department of Social Sciences) and a member of the Doctoral School in Humanities and Social Sciences.

    The doctoral candidate will conduct research leading to the completion of a doctoral thesis in the sociology of (higher) education and / or science studies.

    Part of a small, international research team, the candidate will have demonstrated experience in the sociology of (higher) education and / or (comparative) higher education and research policy or related fields.

    Your Role

  • Conduct independent research leading to submission of a dissertation (monograph or cumulative) in the sociology of higher education
  • Publication in peer-reviewed journals and presentations at scientific conferences
  • English, German and / or French)

  • International research collaboration in the project Relational Quality : Developing Quality through Collaborative Networks and Collaboration Portfolios (Q-KNOW), conducted by the Universities of Hannover, Mannheim, and Luxembourg (qknow.uni.lu)
  • Transfer of relevant results to diverse communities : science, policy, and wider publics
  • Teach seminar(s) in sociology of education and / or research methods annually
  • in the Master in Social Sciences and Educational Sciences program : masses.uni.lu)

  • Assume administrative responsibilities within the research group and manage student research assistants
  • Establish and maintain networks with a range of stakeholders and researchers in Europe and beyond
  • Your Profile

  • Excellent Master’s degree in sociology or social sciences
  • Knowledge of theories and empirical findings on institutions and organizations in higher education and science
  • Advanced expertise in applying social science research methods
  • quantitative, qualitative)

  • Fluency in English and German
  • We offer

  • An international, multi-lingual research environment
  • Full-time contract (3 + 1 years); very attractive remuneration
  • Intensive mentorship
  • Membership in a strong, dynamic research team
  • Personal workspace at the University of Luxembourg’s Belval Campus
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